QPR enters Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools     


Helsinki – Gartner Inc. the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company includes QPR Software in the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools (published on 30 September, 2014). QPR Software Plc was added, as a new vendor, to the Magic Quadrant this year evaluated for its flagship product, QPR EnterpriseArchitect. In total the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools report evaluates 13 different providers.

“QPR Software is very proud to have been included in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools. Our approach to Enterprise Architecture is very much business outcome driven, and we believe there are no reasons to change this course. Increasingly, agility is required from organizations to adapt to constantly changing business environments – and yet they face increasing pressures to be efficient in execution. This is the challenge that we are helping our customers to solve with our tools and services”, says Mr. Jari Jaakkola, CEO at QPR Software Plc.

“We believe our entrance to Gartner’s 2014 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools shows that our decision to combine pragmatic methodology with our open metamodel based tool in our enterprise architecture offering has been a correct one. Our offering is continuously receiving a positive feedback from our customers and partners in both public and private organizations”, says Mr. Jaakko Riihinen, Senior Vice President, Products and Technology at QPR Software Plc.

QPR’s offering for enterprise architecture work is composed of QPR Suite including software for modeling and analysis (QPR EnterpriseArchitect), automated business process discovery and process mining (QPR ProcessAnalyzer) and performance management (QPR Metrics). QPR has also introduced QPR ODM methodology (Operational Development Methodology) which is based on extensive practical enterprise architecture experience and Gartner’s requirements for business-outcome driven enterprise architecture. The methodology is aligned with the Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF®) and ArchiMate.